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HISTORY OF PERSIA

Abul  Hasan,  Mahallati,  known  as the

Sirdar, ii. 43 8
Abul Hasan Khan, Haji Mirxa, Persian  ,

envoy, ii. 407

,. *Abulistin, Battle of, ii. 179-180
Abul Kasim, vide Firdausi
Abul  Khayr, father of Mohamed Shay-

bani, ii. 222

Abu Lulu (murderer of Omar), ii. 31
Abu Mohamed Obaydulia, ii. 107
Abu Muea, arbitrator oa behalf of Ali,

 35

Abu Muslim, ii. 57 j raises the Black
Standard, 57-59 ; 61 ; execution of,
63-645 67

Abu Obayd, Arab general, i. 534

Abu Said, descendant of Tamerlane, reign
of, ii. 218 ; 221, 223

Abu Said, son  of Khudabanda, ii.  193-

*94> 195

Abu Said ibn Abul Khayr, ii. 227
Abu Salma, Hashimite agent, ii, 63, 66
Abu Sarh, Arab general, ii. 32
Abu Sofian, father of Muavia, ii. 33
Abu Talib (uncle of Mohamed), ii. 9, 11 ;

death of, 13

' -Abydos, i, 212, 264, 342, 344, 345
~Abyssinia, i. 493 ;   ii. 7,  8 j   Moslem's
sojourn in,   11-12;   Mohamed's   em-
bassy to, 17-18; 113
Acanthus, i. 212

-Acesines, River (the modern Chenab), i.
^293

Achaeans, the, i. 362
Achaemenes, Prince, if  151, 209,  228,

Z3I
Achaemenians, i.  5 ;   palace discovered,

59; 61, no, 148, 149; foundation of
dynasty, 151, 187, 189; inscriptions,
2465 302, 363, 394, 397, 422, 423,

53, 5*>5i543i H-7i
Achaeus, Seleucid Viceroy of Asia Minor,

 334, 335 336

Achilles, tomb of, i. 264

Acre, i. 335 j fall of, ii. 186
-^Acropolis, the, i. 204, 215

Adad-Nirari I,, King of Assyria, i, 86, 87

Adaiman (Saracen chief), i. 517

Aden, iL 3

Adiabene, i. 371, 393, 406, 412, 415, 4x6

Adil Shah, Ali Kuli Khan, successor of
Nadir, ii. 367, 370, 371

Administration; the Shah, his powers
and duties, ii. 487-4895, the Grand
Vizier, 489; machinery of govern-
ment, 489-490; administration of
justice, 490-492 ; revenue, 492-493 j
taxation, 493-494, vide Constitution

Adrianople, Battle of, i, 463, 467 footnote ;
ii. 299

Adriatic Sea, i. 339

Ae-aplu-utaur, Elamite King, i. 84

Aegean Sea, i. 158, 202, 344, 524
Aegina, Island of, i. 203, 215, 229
-Aegospotami, Battle of, i. 236
Aelana, i. 4x8
Aeneas Sylvius (historian), ii. 221
Aeschylus, i. 218, 277
Aetolians, the, i. 319, 335, 339, 343,34$
Afghanistan,!* 1,4, 5, 8, 16, 23,102, 124,
125,   160, 285,   347,  3615   ii. 201;
description of, and inhabitants, 305-306;
campaigns against Persia, 3x2^^.5
expulsion   of  the  Afghans,   321-335;
Nadir Kuli's campaigns against, 332-
335,   35-35*   3^,   395    ft   ^.5
Afghans expelled from Narmashir and
Sistan, 401 ; fight for power in, 403-
404;   Persian   campaigns,  415-416;
Persian aggression on, 423 et se$. j first
Afghan war, 434-437;   alliance with
England, 451
Afrasiab (Turanian monarch), i. 144, 145,
146
Africa, i.  175,  180, 368,  385 ;  Roman
successes  in,  487-488;   influences of
Islam, ii. 21 ; 57
Afshar  tribe,  ii,  242 j   Nadir   Shah, a
member of, 339
Afshin (general under Motasim), ii. 79;
defeat of Babek, 80
Aga Khan Mahallati; rebellion of, ii, 173
footnote, 43H39
Aga Khon,  Mirxa  (Sadr-i-Aazam), ii.
448, 450, 451, 452, 453, 454, 455
Aga Mohamed, Kajar, ii. 378, 379, 380,
381, 382, 383, 384; career and reign
of, 385 et .
Aga Nabi Khan, Persian envoy, ii. 399
Agathocles, son of kyaimachus, i, 314, 316
Agathocles (Seleucid representative), 1.331
Agesilaus, i. 246, 262.
Aghaai, Haji Mir%a, ii. 414 footnote, 428-
429, 439
Ahab, King of Israel, i. 88
Ahasuerus, i. 208
Ahmad, son of Saman, ii. 88
Ahmad (successor of Ismail), ii. 90
Ahmad, brother of Abaga, ii, 184, 185
Ahmad, brother of Ali bin Buwayha, ii.
93*94
Ahmad, Sultan, Jalayri, ii, 194
Ahmad, Sultan, son of Abu Said, ii. 219
Ahmad Khan, ruler of Transoxiana, ii.
118
Ahmad Khan,  Sultan, nephew of Dost
Mohamed, ii. 455, 464, 465
Ahmad Pasha, Turkish general, ii, 330,
33* 344
Ahmad Shah, Durrani, n. 370, 371, 372
Ahmed Aga, the White Eunuch, ii. 316 j
death of, 3x8
Ahrinian (Spirit of Evil), i. 112, 113, n6,
117,419